We have been based in Edinburgh for over 15 years and have extensive sales networks across the UK and beyond. We have just completed a Vision and Review Process to strengthen our work and respond to emerging opportunities. This revised role has been identified through that review along with that of the Coordinator and Business Manager post. The third salaried post is that of a Saturday sales assistant. We also have a team of dedicated volunteers working in the shop and staffing stalls at external events.
Hadeel is governed by a Council which meets regularly to plan and oversee development of the charity.
To assist the CBM in the efficient and profitable operation of the Hadeel shop.
We are recruiting for a Project Worker within our Scottish Borders Domestic Abuse Recovery and Support Services, which offer support to children, young people, families and adults who have experienced domestic abuse. This presents an exciting opportunity to join our busy, friendly team, delivering support across the Scottish Borders, working from our base in Selkirk. Children1st offer relational based support, taking a restorative, strengths based and trauma informed approach to enable individuals and families to achieve the outcomes they are looking for.
Support for Adults:
Working within a strong knowledge and awareness of gender based violence, you will support adults who are no longer at high risk on a medium to long term basis. Your support will help them to maintain their safety, aid their recovery from the impact of domestic abuse on their lives and to achieve an improved sense of self worth and emotional wellbeing. In partnership with other agencies you will ensure that adults and their families are supported by a range of services in their recovery.
Project Worker: It is expected that you will have the skills and experience to support both adults and children within your caseload. If you have experience, skills and knowledge of trauma recovery, the impact of domestic abuse within the understanding of gender based violence and experience of assessments, including risk assessment within domestic abuse we would like to hear from you. You should have a relevant higher qualification such as at SVQ level 4 or above, SCQF level 9 or above, degree or post-graduate level.
Crew 2000 (Scotland) reduce harm and stigma associated with stimulant drug and alcohol use by providing a range of services for young people, their families, friends and communities. Since 1992, we’ve grown from a purely volunteer-led organisation, started by ‘loved-up club bunnies’ from the rave scene to a mixed professional and volunteer team which has achieved the 'Investing in Volunteers' award and the GlaxoSmithKline Gold 'IMPACT Award’ twice (IMPACT Gold Champion of Champions 2012).
Our mission: Crew exists to reduce harm, challenge perceptions and help people make positive choices about their use of cannabis, stimulant and other drugs and sexual health by providing non-judgmental, credible and up to date information and support.
We’re looking for someone who can provide a hands-on, professional and high quality finance service the CEO, the Services and Finance Officer (SFO) and Project Coordinators in Crew and effectively develop and maintain Crew’s finance processes and business services to better fulfil our mission.
Scottish Mentoring Network is a national membership-based intermediary organisation that supports mentoring projects across Scotland, ensuring high quality service delivery. SMN’s primary source of funding is the Scottish Government and we currently have funding in place until 2020.
At an exciting time in the development of the organisation, we are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced leader to be our Chief Executive who will lead our strategic development in response to members identified requirements, derived from regularly gathered feedback and a recently commissioned external evaluation.
Our new Chief Executive will report directly to the Board and provide support to a small staff team who have a big impact on mentoring in Scotland.
The successful applicant will be a strategic leader with excellent communication and IT skills and the ability to prepare financial reports and budgets. She/he will be responsible for management and performance within strategic and accountability frameworks agreed with the Board and will support Good Governance.
Do you have what it takes to make a difference?
ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and we are looking for motivated and driven individuals to join us in striving to ensure they have the same opportunities as everyone else.
We have an exciting opportunity within our East Kilbride services for a dynamic and motivated individual with experience managing teams within the Social Care sector. You must have the passion and drive to lead teams of frontline staff to support individuals to achieve their personal outcomes and live the life they choose.
You should be ready to grasp excellent opportunities to develop knowledge and skills in Positive Behaviour Support.
Sound good so far?
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:
* Experience working with individuals with learning disabilities and autism.
* Experience in using person centred planning to deliver and lead excellent practices.
* Strong facilitation skills to encourage staff teams to take ownership and responsibility for the quality of support they deliver.
* The ability to effectively communicate with the people we support, staff teams, families and external care professionals.
* Creating and delivering robust service designs, support strategies and risk assessments whilst managing individual budgets.
* Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise your workload whilst working under pressure.
* SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent desirable.
* Full driving licence with access to your own vehicle for business use is desirable.
What's also great about ENABLE Scotland is that we believe in developing all our staff and provide an extensive training programme, combined with a commitment to create career development opportunities.
Remember this is #morethanajob - it's the first step to you making a difference and beginning your career with an award winning charity with its values at its core.
Changeworks is a leading environmental charity and social enterprise in Scotland. We give people and organisations practical support to live and work more sustainably. We deliver the Home Energy Scotland service in the Highlands and Islands and south east Scotland.
We are looking for an Energy Advisor with the drive and enthusiasm to provide free and impartial energy advice to householders over the phone and at events. You will also advise householders in fuel poverty to help them make their homes warmer and save money on their fuel bills.
You will have experience working in a customer facing organisation. Your excellent communication skills will help you engage with householders and relay some technical information in a non-technical audience. You will have good IT skills and be good at listening.
You will need to be self-motivated to deliver results and enjoy working as part of a team that offers strong peer support.
This opportunity offers a challenging and stimulating position in the environmental and charity sector.
Who Cares? Scotland is the country’s only national independent, representative membership organisation for Care Experienced people. Our vision is of a Lifetime of Equality, Respect and Love for Care Experienced people.
The post holder will facilitate participation and engagement of care-experienced children and young people from Highland in the development of the Highland CHAMPS Champions Board approach in Highland. The intention is to create an environment where the voices, views and experiences of care experienced children and young people are heard by professionals, carers and leaders, helping to bring about positive change. The post holder will work closely with partner organisations to develop a programme of engagement and participation activities, through this developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with these partner organisations. Core activities will include issue-based group work, forums and events, and the post-holder will need to utilise youth work and/or community engagement skills in this role.
The right candidate will have a relevant qualification, to a minimum HNC/SVQ 3 (SCQF level 7) in a discipline related to working with children and young people, or equivalent work experience. They will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal. They will be able to form positive working relationships with children and young people and build links with professional partners, and have a strong affinity for working collaboratively. The right candidate will have managerial experience and skills and be comfortable managing and prioritising their workload to mead deadlines. They will be committed to children’s rights, inclusive working, equal opportunities, and believe that young people can make transformative change happen in their lives if given the opportunity. A full driving licence is also required, due to the regional remit of the post.
It’s all about the people.
· Excellent training and development opportunities
· Great benefits package including generous holidays, employer contributory pension and healthcare scheme
· Great job satisfaction
· Good team-working
Here at Oversteps in Dornoch we don’t just see those we work with as older people. They’re someone’s mum. Someone’s dad. Someone’s grandparent. For us, providing the best quality of care is hugely rewarding and our goal is to ensure that every one of our residents enjoys the best possible quality of life.
Something as simple as a smile can make the world of difference to their lives, and your own. If you share our belief, this is your opportunity to join our close-knit and supportive team. It can be pretty challenging at times and priorities can change quickly so you will definitely need to be a patient and understanding individual. We work closely together as a team though – there’s always someone to talk to and we all help each other out wherever we can.
You’ll have experience of care work and an HNC in Social Care or SVQ Level 3, and in return we offer support for your professional development. In fact, we’ll make sure that you have all the training and development you need, not only so you can do a great job, but to help you build your career with us too.
You can also look forward to an excellent benefits package that includes an employer contributory pension, a healthcare scheme, sickness pay and a generous holiday allowance.
What’s more, you will be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we offer quality care and counselling to a wide range of people in need. But the real story of CrossReach is the work that our staff do: reaching out and making a real difference to the lives of others. If you’d like to join them, we look forward to hearing from you.
Applicants are required to have a Christian faith and be able to work within and uphold our Christian Ethos These posts are subject to PVG Membership.
This is an exciting and innovative new service which has been commissioned by Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership across the localities of North East, North West and South. Children 1st will be working within the South of the city and closely collaborating with our partners, Quarriers in the North East and North West of Glasgow.
We are looking to recruit a Family Support Worker to work alongside a professionally qualified Project Worker to support Kinship placements with the knowledge and experience of supporting children, young people and/or families. The role of the Family Support Worker will be to assist in the provision of a case management role on behalf of Social Work services. We aim to work therapeutically with children, young people and families, which will incorporate life story work, shaping the service to suit the needs of kinship families.
The pace of work will be busy and challenging, with a real opportunity to make a difference and develop your skills.
This post is 35 hours per week - which is worked flexibly to suit the needs of the service and as much of the work with children, young people and kinship carers will occur after school, there will be a requirement to be able to work in the evenings and some weekends.
If you have experience of working with children and their families and have an SVQ Level 3/ HNC or equivalent in Child Care/Social Care or related area, accredited counselling qualification, or other relevant qualification at SCQF level 7 then… we want to hear from you.
We are currently looking for a part-time Development Officer to join the development team.
The Development Officer role is responsible for working with local Citizens Advice Bureaux (CAB) and Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) colleagues to develop the service in Scotland locally, regionally and nationally.
Based in Glasgow much of the post holder’s time is spent out in the bureaux working with volunteers and paid staff. The post is varied, interesting and supports a national network that works with some of the most vulnerable people in Scotland.
Development Officers assist Citizens Advice Bureaux in providing a high quality, accessible and well managed service by advising and supporting bureaux boards of directors and managers.
It is crucial for the role to have an understanding and awareness of the voluntary sector and experience of working with Boards. In addition, the job holder needs to have demonstrable experience of managing or developing services and projects. They need to have the ability to identify risks, plan strategically and make sound decisions and recommendations to Citizens Advice Bureaux with support from the Development team. All this will be backed up with excellent communication skills, including the ability to persuade and influence key stakeholders. The job holder will need to be flexible as they will be required to attend evening meetings.
Citizens Advice Scotland offers excellent terms and conditions, including a total of 40 days leave (including public holidays) and a pension scheme with an 8% employer contribution. We have a flexitime scheme which enables our employees to work flexibly in line with organisational requirements, and as an inclusive employer we are happy to consider other flexible working arrangements where appropriate. For more details of some of the other benefits on offer to our employees, please see the section on Employee benefits in the Application Pack.